We are bombarded with various offers every day, and many of them we will simply ignore because they mean nothing to us. But there is one offer, the offer of God’s grace through Jesus Christ that we must be sure not to ignore. The consequences of refusing to accept that offer are far too great
As we continue to examine the doctrines of Calvinism, we take a look at this teaching known as Irresistible Grace, and how it holds up when examined against the Bible.
A Father’s Day sermon focusing on a few reasons to be thankful for Godly fathers.
In this evening lesson, we continue examining the five core doctrines of Calvinism, focusing on the third part of the TULIP acronym, Limited Atonement. Through this lesson, we hope to demonstrate that Christ died to give all people the opportunity to be saved, and to teach anything different robs the gospel of it’s power to save (Rom. 1:16)
In our lesson from Sunday morning, we examine the humility of Jesus from Philippians 2:5-8, with an emphasis on crowns that are associated with our Lord’s work, including the crown he gave up by emptying himself to become a man We also consider the crowns he put on, such as the crown of thorns, and after his resurrection, the crown of glory and honor. Finally, we consider the crown which he has promised to those who are his.
As Jesus gathered with his disciples mere hours before his crucifixion, he gave them instruction regarding how they should remember him in the future. He instituted the Lord’s Supper, and 2000 years later, the church still partakes of this memorial upon every first day of the week as we remember our Lord.
As we continue to study the doctrines related to Calvinism, we look at the second teaching under the acronym TULIP, unconditional election. As we study, we should notice that the Bible teaches about salvation, and who can be saved.